Electrochromic rearview mirror incorporating a third surface reflector

  • US 7,663,798 B2
  • Filed: 08/12/2008
  • Issued: 02/16/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/14/1999
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A rearview mirror assembly for use in a vehicle, the assembly comprising:

  • a first substantially transparent substrate and a second substantially transparent substrate secured behind the first substrate, said second substrate includinga layer of reflective material being proximate a surface of said second substrate that is closest to said first substantially transparent substrate, anda first layer of substantially transparent conductive material positioned between the layer of reflective material and the first substantially transparent substrate,wherein the assembly comprises a transmittance of at least about 5 percent in at least portions of the visible spectrum, and a C* value of less than about 20 measured in reflected ambient light.

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